Fives is an international industrial engineering group, whose activity in the steel industry dates back to 1867. Today, Fives’ Steel business line provides steelmakers with turnkey solutions: process expertise and technologies for the carbon, stainless and silicon steel sectors in long and flat products, as well as tube and pipe, including strip processing, reheating and rolling.
As a provider of turnkey solutions and a full range of equipment, Fives offers:
• Metallurgical intelligence and competitive strategy development
• Design and supply of strip processing lines and reheating furnaces
• Thermal and mechanical technologies and proprietary equipment
• Automation systems
• Smart maintenance
Full range of services: cost optimization, upgrade, repairs, training, assistance and feasibility studies. Since its foundation, Fives has always put innovation at the core of its development strategy, by investing into R&D to design and create pioneering technologies that meet the performance requirements of industrial companies in a broad range of sectors. Fives has also adopted a collaborative approach, built on partnerships and joint ventures with public and private players (start-ups, major groups, laboratories and research bodies, universities, etc.) to contribute to building the factories of the future.
Today’s plants are becoming "smart" and more agile. Digital technologies are powerful tools to improve operational efficiency. Fives combines its process expertise with digital tools to offer industrial companies solutions that facilitate production system management and maintenance: data and flow management, modelling and simulation of production line equipment, digital control and robotization, and smart maintenance.